Green Mountain Coffee Roasters added to the NASDAQ-100 Index

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first_imgGreen Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc, (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffeemakers, today announced that the Company will be added to the NASDAQ-100 Index, effective at the start of trading on Friday, May 27, 2011. The NASDAQ-100 Index is composed of the 100 largest non-financial stocks on the NASDAQ stock market. “I speak for all of the employees of GMCR when I say we are pleased to be added to the roster of companies that comprise the NASDAQ-100 Index,” said Lawrence J Blanford, GMCR’s president and CEO. “We believe this is another acknowledgement of GMCR as an enduring company that has achieved strong growth over three decades and remains guided by the synthesis of financial results, social responsibility and strong commitment to our employees.”About Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.As a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR), is recognized for its award-winning coffees, innovative Keurig Single-Cup brewing technology, and socially responsible business practices. GMCR supports local and global communities by offsetting 100% of its direct greenhouse gas emissions, investing in sustainably-grown coffee, and donating at least five percent of its pre-tax profits to social and environmental projects.GMCR routinely posts information that may be of importance to investors in the Investor Relations section of its website, including news releases and its complete financial statements, as filed with the SEC. The Company encourages investors to consult this section of its website regularly for important information and news. Additionally, by subscribing to the Company’s automatic email news release delivery, individuals can receive news directly from GMCR as it is released. WATERBURY, Vt.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. 5.23.2011last_img

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